Dairy Farmer April digital edition

Don’t miss this month’s Dairy Farmer including our feature on animal health

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Animal Health Feature - This month we focus on Animal Health including a look at how Schmallenberg may have a potentially devastating effect on cattle.

Cowmen Comment - Whilst Schmallenberg is a very prominent feature in agriculture news; Rosemary Collingborn reminds us that even ‘old’ diseases can still cause issues on farms.

Potters View - As Tesco announces a drop in its price, Ian Potter warns it is a critical time for the industry and producers are starting to show their dissatisfaction with their buyers by giving in their notice.

Roger Evans - Despite last month’s letter Roger Evans remains unconvinced about Farm Assurance, but just at the moment with the electric tripped out he has other more pressing matters to resolve.

Dairy Farmer of the Future 2012

The Dairy Farmer of the future 2012 competition champions the vision and commitment of young farmers, who through their hard work and determination, are running successful dairy businesses.

Our competition is looking for innovative farmers who are technically competent and can demonstrate a thorough understanding of their business and are successfully putting their plans into action.

As well as the trophy, which will be presented at this year’s Livestock 2012 (Incorporating the Dairy Event), the winner will receive £1,500 with the second and highly commended winners receiving £500 and £250.

Click here to find out how to enter or nominate someone you know for the award.

 

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